NCI, Inc. (NASDAQ:NCIT), a leading provider of information technology (IT) professional services and solutions to U.S. Federal Government agencies, announced today that it has been awarded a competitive task order valued at approximately $5.4 million under its Department of Justice (DOJ) IT Support Services (ITSS-4) contract. The period of performance is one base year, plus four optional years, and represents new business for NCI. Under the task order, NCI is providing operations and maintenance support to for the Department’s Justice Security Tracking and Adjudication Record System (JSTARS). Specifically, NCI provides program management support, application-level system administration, database administration, external audit support and certification and accreditation (C&A) support. Additionally, NCI is providing the service desk support to the JSTARS user community, which includes 38 out of a total of 39 DOJ components at this time. NCI works closely with the applications development team and personnel security management to document, design, develop, and deploy new enhancements to JSTARS. “NCI is very pleased to have been awarded the JSTARS task order and have the opportunity to support this mission-critical application for DOJ. As NCI’s first award under the DOJ ITSS-4 IDIQ contract, it will serve to establish our partnership with DOJ and highlight our strengths and capabilities. We are excited to work with DOJ,” said NCI’s President, Brian J. Clark. About NCI, Inc.: NCI is a leading provider of IT and professional services and solutions to U.S. Federal Government agencies. NCI’s award-winning expertise encompasses areas critical to its customers’ mission objectives, including enterprise systems management; network engineering; cybersecurity and information assurance; software development and systems engineering; program management, acquisition, and lifecycle support; engineering and logistics; health IT and informatics; and training and simulation. The company is a member of the Russell 2000 and S&P Small Cap 600 indexes. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, NCI has approximately 2,300 employees at more than 100 locations worldwide. For more information, visit our website at www.nciinc.com, or email email@example.com. Forward-Looking Statement: Statements and assumptions made in this press release, which do not address historical facts, constitute “forward-looking” statements that NCI, Inc. believes to be within the definition in the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 and involve risks and uncertainties, many of which are outside of our control. Such forward-looking statements are subject to factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those anticipated results. These factors include but are not limited to: the failure of the Government to allot funds to NCI to complete performance of the task order; the risk of task order; government contract procurement (such as bid protest) and termination risks; competitive factors such as pricing pressures and/or competition to hire and retain employees; and material changes in laws or regulations applicable to the company's businesses. For a discussion of these and other risks and uncertainties, please refer to the section titled “Risk Factors” in the NCI, Inc. Form 10-K filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission for the period ended December 31, 2011. The forward-looking statements included in this news release are only made as of the date of this news release and NCI, Inc. undertakes no obligation to publicly update any of the forward-looking statements made herein, whether as a result of new information, subsequent events or circumstances, changes in expectations or otherwise.